“This story begins in a forgotten time, in a faraway land, in a kingdom that no longer exists. The year is 1896. In Austria-Hungary, spring has arrived.”
In The Prince of Frogs’ Lane, Paul Gero recalls his childhood growing up as the some of a shammes in the tiny town of Turdossin. In spite of his poverty, he leads a happy life, full of mischief and adventure. Imagining that he is, perhaps, the abandoned son of a prince, Paul dreams of a big and bright future.
With beautiful illustrations by Maggie McMahon, this book captures the “world that was” for children of today.